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SharePoint Designer is a specialized HTML editor and web design freeware for creating or modifying Microsoft SharePoint sites and web pages.

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Set the due date on a task at time of creation using SharePoint Designer?

We are creating tasks in a workflow but we cannot find a way of setting the due date in the same workflow. We resorted to adding a workflow to the task list that adds the due date on item creation. ...
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Conditional Columns in SharePoint List

Is there a way to have a Conditional Column with Multi-Line Text that will only show up in the list if a certain status is selected?
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SharePoint 2013 Reusable workflow doesn't pick up fields in a different site collection

I've created a SharePoint 2013 Reusable Workflow using SharePoint Designer. It is based on a content type called Functional Design: If I publish that workflow to the site collection where it was ...
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Certain column in “current item” in workflow

I'm creating a list which will later act as a template. For this list, there will be a reusable workflow that will send me a mail of a certain column is edited. So the workflow would be something ...
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Workflow SharePoint Designer called the service twice

I am using SharePoint workflow from SharePoint designer and I am calling my custom web api, I noticed that the workflow call each api twice. I am using SharePoint 2019 on premises not 365. And the ...
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SharePoint 2013 “The URL Format is Invalid”

I have been chasing up an error and am struggling to resolve. I can browse my SharePoint site fine the only issue is Excel web app features do no display correct that's apparent to users However in ...
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Unable to hide sideNavBox

I have a requirement where the complete side navigation should be hidden for normal users. I have the below in my masterpage <SharePoint:SPSecurityTrimmedControl runat="server" Permissions="...
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Sharepoint look up - big number of lookups, so I want to write them down instead of having cascade down option

I am creating a SharePoint lookup function for all the products of my company (there are a lot). I want to, as soon as I put the code of the product, have a lot of parameters appearing. Currently, ...
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SharePoint 2013 document set multilevel approval workflow

How to create a multilevel approval workflow for document set in designer? . While uploading the documents user will select "Do you want to start the workflow ?" If it's Yes the document set approval ...
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SharePoint Custom List with Multiple choices columns export to Excel

Is it possible to export multiple choices columns in a SharePoint custom list to an excel spreadsheet and that the list keeps its values in a multiple choice format?
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Approval/Feedback workflow: how to change the task status with a custom button on InfoPath Form?

I created two workflows, one based on the approval workflow and another based on the feedback workflow via SharePoint Designer 2010. For both workflows I'm trying to find a solution to add a custom ...
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Sharepoint 2016 Workflow - problems when sending email to multiple users

I have a flow that send e-mail to multiple users at once. No problem there... but suddenly, I had a problem with one email. That e-mail was invalid /incorrect, and sharepoint kept trying to send it ...
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Unable to load workflow actions from the server. Please contact your server administrator: Sharepoint 2013

When I try to open a workflow using Designer 2013. I get the error "Unable to load workflow actions from the server. Please contact your server administrator". I did a lots of digging and not able to ...
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SharePoint menus drag and drop is not working

I am using SharePoint 2013. I have designed the menus upto 4 level in SharePoint. I were able to add the menus. But somehow it get stopped. I am able to create the menu and able to drag upto first ...
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Call HTTP Web Service returns ResponseCode Unauthorized for SharePoint Online Workflow

I am trying to get user manager using REST call via HTTP Web Service in SharePoint designer. the Response Code returns unauthorised. I copied the HTTPs request into browser and checked, it is working ...
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Importing JavaScript and XML to SharePoint

I am trying to add custom Ribbon Button to my page i found many tutorials that include XML and JS. So suppose this is the xml: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> <Elements xmlns="http://...
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How can you do task auto approval in SharePoint Designer workflow after their respective due date

I see a thread related here: Sharepoint Workflow - Conditional auto approval One challenge I have that's different is that we are dealing with date context specific scenario. Here's what we want to ...
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Permission - SharePoint

How can I manage the permission for a resolver group per country? I created a query management tool using a SharePoint list. So users can input all issues in this tool. Let's say, I am a member of ...
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Update list item from tasks in parallel block

In SP Designer 2013, my workflow has a parallel block with two assign a tasks actions in it. The block doesn't complete until both tasks have completed so how can I update my list to show if one of ...
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Client Side Rendering

I have followed the guide (https://www.c5insight.com/Resources/Blog/tabid/148/entryid/653/how-you-make-sharepoint-announcements-grab-attention-easily-using-csr.aspx) to implement some client side ...
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SharePoint 2013 - How to add basic header to a Oslo masterpage?

I'd like to add a header to the Oslo masterpage, but I can't figure out how. Does anyone know? Thank you very much. This is what I use for the footer of the page. Update: <SharePoint:AjaxDelta ...
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SharePoint Designer Print Button Multiple Selection

I am using SharePoint Designer 2013 connected to my Communication Site, i have tried to add a print button to the command bar but i got 2 problems: *The first problem is when i add an image to the ...
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How can I Send Attachment from SharePoint Designer 2013 workflow along with Email

How can I Send Attachment from SharePoint Designer 2013 workflow along with Email ? Here I want to send Document it may be one or more from workflow ,Let me know way to do it.
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How to autostart a workflow before publish of major version (Sharepoint Designer)

I have a problem with a workflow automatic initialization (and I have banged my head against the wall for last 8hours with this and came up with no solution). What I want to achieve is a SPD ...
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Deleting Orphaned Workflow

In SharePoint Designer, I see that there is a workflow I'd like to delete. When I select it and click Delete, I can tell it does something but the workflow never disappears. If I log into the ...
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site wont open in SharePoint Designer 2013 with ssl/https

Any ideas why I cant get to open a sharepoint site using SharePoint Designer 2013 when using ssl/https. The site is using TMG. Any ideas what to check and what to do. I have added the site to ...
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SharePoint Designer encountered an error during setup

I'm trying to install SharePoint Designer 2010, 32bit. The installation gets all the way to the end and then says "Microsoft SharePointDesigner encountered an error during setup. The file {901.......
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how to associate Site Content type with Reusable workflow

I have created Reusable Workflow through Sharepoint designer (Sharepoint foundation 2013) and associated with site content type. Now, I have saved this as a template(eg: TestWf.wsp). I have to ...
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is there any way to open a communication sharepoint site in the sharepoint designer?

I tried to open a communication site in the SharePoint Designer but it shows me the following messages. I have no problem with teams site. So, is there anything that I have to do to be able to open a ...
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Sharepoint 2013 List Workflow not associating with List

I am about ready to set fire to our Sharepoint 2016 server. Seriously. So we've made the upgrade to Sharepoint 2016 and are in the process of creating some workflows to allow some of our lists to ...
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Approve workflow tasks for multiple items from a view of approved items list

I have a workflow on a list that starts a task process that requires users to Approve/Reject the item. Some of the users do a lot of these approvals each day, and would like a way to mass approve/...
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Connecting to site using SharePoint Designer gives - 'There is no web named' error

When I try connecting to a SharePoint site from the SharePoint Designer come across the error - There is no web named. as shown below. If I try connecting to another site it works fine.
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Update list item in root site from subsite in SPD 2013

I have a site collection at https://extranet/sites/mysite, represented as URL below, that contains a list (A). I then have a subsite with a list (B) at URL/subsite. When an item is added to B a ...
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Change URL of the Web Part Close-Button

I got a StartSite.aspx. I have some Web Parts on that site (news feed). This web part - Template has a "Close" Button. After closing an object, I navigate to AllItems.aspx Isn't it possible to ...
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Creating a Weekly Summary Reminder Email workflow in SharePoint Designer 2013?

I recently started a new job (intern) where I am in charge of my team's SharePoints. I have been tasked with creating a workflow that sends weekly emails reminding people of their incomplete tasks ...
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Send email reminder if a task is not complete

I know other people already asked this questions, but I could not figure out how to do it. It would be a big help for me if it is step by step... In my task list, I have a "Project log-in" and a "Due ...
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Automatically add attachment to new list item

is there any way to automatically add an attachment stored on the SP server to the new list item? I enter the URL of the file and this file will be stored after adding an item in lists/list_name/...
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Remove line spacing from 'Full details' in workflow email

I have a workflow in SP 2010 that I use to send an email whenever an item is added. I've included the 'Full details' in the body of the email, however when the email arrives it has massive spacing in ...
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SharePoint 2013 error with external list connecting to LobSystem

I created the ECT with a Custom Impersonated ID so it is connecting to the SQL Database with a specific ID and PW for the SQL DB not through windows Authentication. I created the External list ...
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Infopath form opens as read only and cannot be submitted by only some users

We have an infopath form that we created so our staff can submit their expenses through SharePoint. This form then needs to be signed and approved by someone in upper management. Once a form is ...
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How do I use a custom XSL style sheet with a Content Query Web Part without SharePoint Designer?

I'm trying to present data from a list in a more beautiful fashion using a Content Query Web Part and an XSL style sheet. I found some instructions on this page, which seem pretty simple, but they ...
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user profile service issue on SharePoint 2010 environment

on our test environment, user profile service was not working. When we checked, there was no connection between AD and SharePoint. And also "Forefront Identity Manager Synchronization Service" was not ...
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Have SharePoint 2010 display a list into multiple columns on one page, instead of a new page

I'm fairly new to SharePoint 2010. I've been tasked with displaying all of our company's forms on one page. I can do it using web parts (i.e. one for each department), however some departments have ...
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Document Approval Workflow in SharePoint 2013

Firstly, apologies if this has been answered somewhere, but I have spent 2 days hunting through Google, including results here, and I haven't found an answer yet, so I thought someone here may be able ...
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Delete Current Item in Workflow

I am attempting to create a SharePoint 2010 workflow in a SharePoint 2013 instance that moves a document from one library to another if a certain field in the meta-data is set to "No". Given that ...
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SharePoint Online html pages

How can I run the html pages in the browser, because when I add a page with html extension, it downloads as if it were a document. Thanks.
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Auto notification on adding new document in SharePoint

I had created a workflow for auto notification in SharePoint designer. It was working absolutely fine. Now I am not receiving any notification on adding new document. I checked the workflow and it ...
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In SharePoint workflow to Reject Task ; I need to make the comment field required

In SharePoint 2013 Designer workflow on Rejected request; I need to make the comment field required. How do I do that?
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Backup Aspx Site Page to Network Drive

Did a lot of research and tests but can't find a working solution. I have a few aspx site pages and I want to back them up onto network drive or my c drive because I don't want to lose them. but I ...